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Challenging the Politics of Early InterventionWho's 'saving' Children and Why

Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

So often, the ills of society are blamed on negligent parenting, leading to the development of social service policies built around the concept of early intervention. Interrogating this concept, this ... More

Environment in the Lives of Children and FamiliesPerspectives from India and the UK

Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Ann Phoenix, Janet Boddy, Catherine Walker, and Uma Vennam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents innovative international research into how the term “environment” is understood within families and how that plays out in everyday lives. Based on a study that involved creative ... More

Young People Leaving State Care in China

Young People Leaving State Care in China

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen Fisher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

For children who grow up being cared for by the state, rather than their families, in China, the past twenty years has seen a shift: China has gone away from keeping those children in institutions ... More

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